President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican who strongly defended him at a recent congressional hearing, to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence. What kind of impact will this change have with intelligence agencies of our allies? Also, Hong Kong police have appeared to rely more and more on tear gas against civilians to disrupt street protests. Yet, most countries have agreed not to use it — even as a weapon of war on the battlefield. Plus, it's pure joy in Colombia after Egan Bernal won the Tour de France, becoming the first winner from South America. The 22-year-old is the youngest rider to win the race in 110 years.
Much of the Western media narrative on China's social credit system has been outright false. As part of a collaboration between Wired magazine and The World, we take a look at what the system actually looks like, and how it really works.
Rep. John Ratcliffe, set to replace Dan Coats as the US spy chief, doesn't have the deep intelligence background of former directors of national intelligence, says Carrie Cordero, a fellow with the Center for a New American security.